Falcon chicks meet their namesakes at banding

Bob and Cheryl flap their wings on University Hall's 28th floor ledge, getting ready to fly. But the Easters have already left the nest.

The two peregrine falcon chicks born on a 28th-floor ledge of University Hall this spring have been named for newly retired University of Illinois President Bob Easter and his wife, Cheryl. The honor was bestowed to recognize Easter's 40 years of service to the university. Read more...